Curried Red Lentil Soup


Recipe from Vegetarian

3 Cups Red Lentils sorted and rinsed

6 cups Vegetable Broth

1 Giant Onion chopped (3 Cups)

6 Celery Stalks Chopped

3 Large Carrots Finely Chopped

3 Cloves Garlic, Pressed or minced

1/3 Cup Chopped Fresh Cilantro

1.5 Tbs Curry Powder

1.5 Tsp Ground Cumin

3 Tbs Fresh Lemon Juice (for serving)

Sea Salt and Fresh Ground Pepper (for taste)


Step 1:

Bring Lentils, Broth and 6 Cups of water to a simmer in a large stock pot.  Once simmering reduce heat to medium low, cover, and simmer for five minutes stirring occasionally.

Step 2:

Add Onions, Celery, Carrot, and Garlic,  Stir in and simmer uncovered for 20 minutes.  Then add Cilantro, Curry Powder, and Cumin and cook for another 20 minutes or more until Lentils are soft.

Step 3:

Season with Salt, Pepper and Lemon juice and serve!

Or pre make this and store it in your fridge and allow the flavors to strengthen over time!

I served this with Greek yogurt, fresh Cilantro, and brown rice for a filling meal.